Facts

  • Top

    High-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise well above the ankle to keep sprints and jumps stable and well-supported. You sure can fly high when you have high-top basketball shoes to tie.

    Mid-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise just up to where the ankles are. Providing support and flexibility so fine, mid-top basketball shoes surely hold the line.

    Low-Top

    Basketball shoes that leave the ankles exposed for a better range of motion. Be flexible with your blows, get basketball shoes that are low.

  • Signature

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes embody the athleticism and symbolize the life of certain on-court legends. Hooping will surely be fine when you get kicks from their signature lines.

  • Lockdown
    Lace-Up

    Strap

    Hoop shoes that drop the traditional laces in favor of velcro straps for better efficiency. Secure strap basketball shoes, and have them in various hues.

    Lace-Up

    Basketball shoes that stick with the good old laces for that familiar security and lockdown. Get lace-up basketball shoes to tie because they never go out of style.

    Slip-On

    Basketball shoes with uppers that provide a glove-like fit without the help of any lockdown mechanism. Do nothing but go in with slip-on basketball shoes .

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes combine the powers of more than one lockdown styles for an improved fit and a much more stable ride. Get more bases covered with these basketball shoes.

  • Price
    $120
  • Weight
    11.1oz

    Good to know

    Basketball shoes usually weigh between 300g and 400g for speed and agility. Write your on-court tale with basketball shoes that barely tip the scales.

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83 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews

  • 90 / 100 | The Sole Brothers

    I love how light and minimal they feel.

  • 90 / 100 | RicheeKim

    The Curry 4 low actually has very, very good support, it's really surprising because this is such a minimal shoe.

  • 89 / 100 | BasketballDiagnostics

    Much improved upper with that awesome full-length knit overlay, lower cut which increases control over your ankles & makes your on-court movements more natural, while cutting those $10 off from the Mid’s price tag – it just makes it a no-brainer.

  • 86 / 100 | WearTesters

    If you like your kicks to be snug, and I mean really snug, then you’ll probably have nothing but love for the Curry 4 Low.

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Profile of the Under Armour Curry 4 Low

Designed to deliver more comfort, traction, and control, Under Armour’s latest signature model allows Stephen to speed up his game and take control of the action.

To match his unique playing style, the latest Curry basketball shoes give importance to a more supportive fit and a lighter feel. Crafted with more knit and less synthetic materials, the Curry 4 Low makes for a faster, lighter, and more comfortable basketball shoe.

From breaking down the defense with his ankle-breaking dribble moves to draining game-winning threes, the Under Armour Curry 4 Low enables Stephen to do everything on the court.

Performance

Cushion. The Under Armour Curry 4 Low features a full-length speed plate that provides performance containment and underfoot structure.

The speed plate is specifically designed to withstand explosive movements so you can push the pace and sprint quickly up and down the court. The low-profile EVA midsole offers increased responsiveness.

Traction. Featuring a new cross-centric pattern, the traction of the Under Armour Curry 4 Low is inspired by Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves.

Made of durable rubber, the cross-centric pattern on the outsole optimizes heel to toe traction to amplify on-court grip.

Fit

Length and Width. The Under Armour Curry 4 Low runs true to size but is reportedly very snug. Testers highly advise trying these basketball shoes in-store first before ordering. They also note that once the materials break-in, the fit becomes one-to-one.

Lockdown. Aside from the lace-up closure, the support and lockdown of the Under Armour Curry 4 Low mainly comes from its knit upper construction.

Creating the perfect structural fit around the forefoot and collar is a knit internal sleeve. The knit sleeve offers a comfortable and locked-in fit while a microfiber synthetic quarter panel provides ideal support without the extra weight.

The full-length speed plate also helps lock the foot in place by delivering enhanced containment. The speed plate wraps around the heel and forefoot, providing lateral stability and forefoot flexibility.

Material

The Under Armour Curry 4’s upper is constructed with a knit internal sleeve reinforced by a microfiber synthetic quarter panel for a comfortable yet supportive feel. Dynamic seam taping is used to bond the knit material with the synthetic quarter panel seamlessly.

Style

The latest addition to Stephen’s signature line arrives as a low-top model that make optimal movements possible. Under Armour lead designer Kort Neumann said in an interview that the UA Curry 4 is an expression of their study in minimalism. Crafted with a predominantly knit upper, the Curry 4 Low’s stylish and streamlined silhouette is quite distinct from its high-top counterpart. Subtle Steph-inspired design elements are found on the outsole while his SC30 logo is seen on the shoe’s lateral side.

Special Colorways of the Under Armour Curry 4 Low

After the Curry 4’s relative success, Under Armour struck while the iron was hot and launched a low-top silhouette. These low-top basketball shoes come in both tonal and striking hues.

  • Anthracite/Elemental
  • Anthracite/Swallowtail
  • Baja/Baja
  • Black (002)/Black
  • Black (004)/Black
  • Black/Jupiter Blue
  • Black (003)/White
  • Black (005)/White
  • Grove Green/Grove Green
  • Gunpowder Green/Elemental
  • Merlot/Merlot
  • Team Kelly Green/White
  • White/Formation Blue
  • White/White

Under Armour Curry 4 Low ‘Color’ Pack

To celebrate Stephen Curry’s third championship, Under Armour put up a special pop-up shop in Oakland that brought his victory to life with the use of the Samsung VR that is powered by Oculus. Through the shop, Under Armour also made available limited pairs of the Curry 4 that has never hit retail. Among those is the Curry 4 Low ‘Color’ Pack.

Stephen’s love for candy inspires this exclusive pack. According to a press release, “Stephen loves candy. Plain and simple. No matter the flavor, he has an affinity for candy. Much like his game – off the dribble, pull-up from deep, floater, reverse lay-in at the rim – he can give you a toothache with any flavor of his choice.”

Under Armour Curry 4 Low ‘Dance Cam Mom’ PE

Under Armour took notice of Golden State Warriors superfan Robin Schreiber, who rose to fame because of her dance moves, and crafted a one-of-a-kind colorway just for Stephen. The ‘Dance Cam Mom’ PE is dressed in royal blue with white, yellow, and blue accents. These low-top basketball shoes also sport the same pattern as Schreiber’s Christmas sweater.

Under Armour Curry 4 Low ‘NBA Jam’

This NBA-Jam-inspired version of the Curry 4 Low features a mix of yellow, blue, and orange. Despite not being an official collaboration with NBA Jam, these low-top basketball shoes come complete with a fire emoji on the outsole that screams “He’s on fire!”

Under Armour Curry 4 Low ‘Nothing But Nets’

In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, Stephen Curry and Under Armour released an all-red colorway of the Curry 4 Low named ‘Nothing But Nets’.

The Nothing But Nets is a campaign by the United Nations Foundation aimed at raising awareness, voices, and funds to fight malaria. Stephen Curry serves as a global ambassador and has supported the campaign since 2013.

For each pair sold, Stephen will be donating an insecticide-treated bed net to the Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign to help defeat malaria and protect children, refugees, and families from the disease.

The Under Armour Curry 4 ‘Nothing But Nets’ displays a prominent netting design on the heel, implying Stephen’s participation in the campaign.


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